Great Owl, Castlemaine Oast, Horsmonden – House For

Maidstone Road, Horsmonden, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 8HB, UK

Under Offer

A beautiful 5-bedroom converted oast house with spectacular views over the Kent countryside.
  • A wonderful Grade II listed family home on the outskirts of the charming village of Horsmonden.
  • A beautiful linked-attached oast conversion with exposed beams and vaulted ceilings.
  • Over 2,300 square feet of extremely well-presented living accommodation.
  • 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, dine-in kitchen, 2 further receptions and a separate utility room.
  • Stylish windows create a tremendous sense of light and space throughout.
  • Generous grounds totaling over two thirds of an acre and with stunning views over the Kent countryside.
  • Wooden double-bay garage with separate lock store.
  • Lovely rural setting yet mainline station only 4 miles distant.

Description

A gorgeous property close to the lovely villages of Horsmonden and Brenchley in Kent. Arranged over 3 floors, the design of this fabulous conversion has created a wonderful flow of accommodation offering 5 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a spacious dine-in kitchen, 2 reception rooms, cloakroom and a separate utility room. This spacious oast house is full of character with vaulted ceilings and exposed beams, yet has a stylish, contemporary feel throughout and spectacular views over the surrounding countryside. There is also a double-bay wooden garage and separate lock store.

Accommodation

The main door opens to the entrance hallway and the elegant tiles that are a feature of the ground floor of this tasteful home. Double doors open to the 18 ft dine-in kitchen, with stylish painted cabinetry, granite work surfaces and quality integrated appliances. To the right is the spacious, double-aspect sitting room, a lovely area to sit and relax with warm wooden flooring, a vaulted ceiling and gorgeous views over the garden and countryside beyond. A generous utility room and contemporary cloakroom complete the ground floor accommodation of this delightful residence. Carpeted stairs lead to the first floor which houses two bedrooms and a large family bathroom with quality fixtures and fittings. A galleried sitting room overlooking the drawing room below offers further living space and benefits from extensive built-in shelving and storage. The staircase continues to the second floor and the incredibly spacious master bedroom which occupies the former square kiln. This expansive room is stylishly presented and enjoys sleek, built-in wardrobes and beautiful views over the garden. Two further bedrooms and a second contemporary bathroom are also located on this floor.

Outside

Castlemaine Oast is approached via a shared gravelled access lane, and a wooden 5-bar gate provides access to Great Owl’s private driveway and its double-bay garage with separate lock store. The attractive gardens are fully enclosed and extend to over two thirds of an acre. The grounds are mostly laid to lawn, with flower beds, trees and a paved area for al-fresco entertaining. This lovely property also benefits from an area of communal gardens with ponds and direct access to the surrounding countryside.

Location

Horsmonden is a charming village in the Weald of Kent, in the borough of Tunbridge Wells. The village has a large green, known as The Heath, and is surrounded by the village shops and pubs. The bustling town of Paddock Wood is only 4 miles away and has a comprehensive range of amenities including Waitrose, Bearsley's Department Store, bakers, butchers, banking facilities, pharmacy, cafes, restaurants, dentists, doctors and vets. The vibrant spa town of Tunbridge Wells lies 9 miles to the west and the lively market town of Cranbrook is 9 miles south east. There are many excellent independent and state schooling options in the area, including those in the sought-after Kent Grammar system. Great Owl is within easy reach of two mainline stations offering fast and frequent train services to Central London. Paddock Wood and Marden stations are both only 10 minutes' drive and offer daily, monthly or annual parking options. There is easy access onto the M25 via the A21 which is under 4 miles from the property. The impressive, award-winning Bluewater Shopping Centre is 30 miles distant and if you want to escape to the lovely south coast, then the beaches can be comfortably reached within the hour.

Directions

From our offices on The Pantiles in Tunbridge Wells, follow the signs to the A21 and head south. At a large roundabout, take the A262 towards Goudhurst, and then immediately left onto the B2162 Lamberhurst Road. At the crossroads in the village of Horsmonden, go straight on and continue on Maidstone Road. You will pass Yew Tree Green Road on your left, and the entrance to Castlemaine Oast can be found on your right, just after Rams Hill Mowers. Great Owl is the end property of the oast house and accessed via a 5-bar wooden gate.
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